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Paediatric Diabetes Team

Milton Keynes Children’s Diabetes Service is a multi-professional team supporting all children and young people with diabetes.

Meet the team

Dr James Bursell – Paediatric Consultant

Dr Keya Ali – Paediatric Consultant

Jackie Higgins – Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse


Michelle Dady – Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse


Sophie Jupe – Paediatric Diabetes Dietician


Dr Jenny Cropper – Clinical Psychologist

The team offer support to help with the management of diabetes from diagnosis for children and young people. The team will also aid in a child’s transfer to young adult services. We provide a comprehensive paediatric diabetes service, including insulin pumps and glucose monitoring according to both local and NICE guidelines.

We pride ourselves in delivering the best service for all our young people and their families.

Useful resources for families

Diabetes UK –

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) –

MK Kids with Diabetes are a local parent support group. You can find out more about the events they hold here.

Patient Information